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dinner jacket

n.
See tuxedo.

dinner jacket

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's semiformal evening jacket without tails, usually black with a silk facing over the collar and lapels. Abbreviations: DJ or dj US and Canadian name: tuxedo

tux•e•do

(tʌkˈsi doʊ)

n., pl. -dos.
1. Also called dinner jacket. a man's jacket for semiformal evening dress, traditionally of black or dark blue color and characteristically having satin or grosgrain facing on the lapels.
2. the complete semiformal outfit, including this jacket, dark trousers, often with silk stripes down the sides, a bow tie, and usu. a cummerbund.
[1885–90, Amer.; short for Tuxedo coat, after country club at Tuxedo Park, N.Y.]
tux•e′doed, adj.

dinner jacket

tuxedo
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dinner jacket - semiformal evening dress for mendinner jacket - semiformal evening dress for men  
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
Translations
smoking
smoking
smokki
smoking
ディナージャケット
약식 야회복
smoking
เสื้อนอกที่ใส่ไปงานเลี้ยงอาหารค่ำ
áo veston dự tiệc

dinner jacket

n (Brit) → smoking m inv

dinner jacket

بَذْلَةٌ رَسْمِيَّةٌ لِلسَّهْرة smoking smoking Smokingjacke σμόκιν esmoquin smokki smoking smoking abito da sera ディナージャケット 약식 야회복 smoking smoking smoking smoking смокинг smoking เสื้อนอกที่ใส่ไปงานเลี้ยงอาหารค่ำ smokin áo veston dự tiệc 男子礼服
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